Setting LearnDash up

Out of the box, the LearnDash LMS plugin is easy to set-up.

Once you have purchased LearnDash, you’ll receive an email with your account login details where you can access and download the plugin.

Once you’ve downloaded and installed the plugin on your website, the first task is to enter your license key to activate the plugin (you can get the licence key from your account dashboard).

The LearnDash overview screen

The LearnDash overview screen is a really good resource as it provides you with a “LearnDash Bootcamp” which takes you through specific steps of setting LearnDash up.

There are easy to follow videos and links to tips and tricks to get the most out of LearnDash. Here’s the video overview:

The LearnDash menu

Within the WordPress left-hand menu, you’ll also see the LearnDash menu, which gives you access to your courses, lessons, topics and a whole host of other options.

There are various settings you can establish to make configure LearnDash, such as setting the PayPal account to receive payments. You can also configure LearnDash to match your branding:

OK, let’s head to the next topic and find out more about how LearnDash works with your WordPress theme.

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